2016 Bolt for the Heart

We invite you and your family to join us for our Fifth Annual Bolt for the Heart Family 5k a Run/ Walk. 100% of the proceeds will go to buying AEDs for our Indiana State Trooper Patrol cars.

November 24th, 9 AM at the Beautiful Center Green in Carmel. Register now!

The Race

The 5th Annual Bolt for the Heart will be Thanksgiving Day (November 24, 2016) in Carmel Indiana. The race is located at the beautiful Palladium Center Green (355 City Center Drive, Carmel IN 46032) and starts at 9:00am (eastern time).

Everyone Receives

  • The 2016 Race Shirt, long sleeve tri-blend…. or UPGRADE to the long sleeve Champion Performance Tech Shirt!
  • An all new Finisher Medal for 2016, complete with flashing LED and sublimated ribbon!
  • Lots of professional photos; FREE to download with no watermarks!
  • Professionally chip-timed race!
  • A unique racing experience with your friends and family on the road, on the trail or a little of both.
Register Now

Virtual Option

Interested in joining the race but unable to attend?  Join us for the 2016 Virtual Race and participate from anywhere!

Virtual Race Details Register Virtual

Blinking Heart Finisher Medal

The 2016 Finisher Medal is a 4″ custom cast medal with a sublimated ribbon that features a unique Bolt for the Heart logo layout complete with a red flashing LED!

2016 Race Shirt

This year’s standard race shirt is a super soft tri-blend long sleeve shirt in dark gray.

Upgrade Your Swag!

Upgrade your shirt this year to the long sleeve custom event Tech Shirt.

Bolt Hat Add-on Available

Add a Bolt for the Heart Hat for $15

Race Details

Schedule at a Glance:

  • Wendesday, November 23, Noon-7:00pm
  • Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 24
    • 7:30am-8:30am Race Day packet pickup and registration (if not sold out)
    • 9:00am Race Start

Parking is available in the surrounding area lots, garages and on the street.

Map-for-Carmel-BoltThe USATF Certified 5k course will take you through some of the nicest areas of Carmel, including downtown Main Street and a section of the Monon Trail.

Registration Pricing

  • Early Pricing
  • Regular Registration
  • Late Registration

If you can’t race, please consider a donation.

All racers receive one of the most unique finisher medals available in 2016.

Top 3 Overall Male & Female in all Divisions

Male & Female Age Groups 
Under 18
60+ Masters Division

NOTE:  Overall Top 3 Awards are presented as soon as the 3rd place finisher in each group finishes.  Age Group awards can be picked up at the awards table after you finish, just check the results screen and look for your place in the Age Group column.